Thursday, 16 April 2015

20 Inspiring Quotes from the World's Most Successful Billionaires


The wealth these billionaires have earned was not just by accident. It is all the combination of intelligence, luck, skills and doing things differently have given them the name, fame and the wealth that they deserve.

Listed below are some famous quotes and sayings from the billionaires who have inspired a lot of youngsters and will continue inspiring.

  1. “Success is a lousy teacher. It seduces smart people into thinking they can’t lose.” —Bill Gates
  2. “I learned from my dad that change and experimentation are constants and important. You have to keep trying new things.” —S. Robson Walton
  3. “America, for me, is the country where, if you have something great to offer, you’ll be valued highly.” —Tadashi Yanai
  4. “Once we realize that imperfect understanding is the human condition, there is no shame in being wrong, only in failing to correct our mistakes.” —George Soros
  5. “To do what you wanna do, to leave a mark—in a way that you think is important and lasting—that’s a life well-lived.” —Laurene Powell Jobs
  6. “Vision is perhaps our greatest strength...it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries, it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.” —Li Ka-shing
  7. “You know, once you’ve stood up to cancer, everything else feels like a pretty easy fight.” —David Koch
  8. “I don’t like paying taxes, but I like sleeping at night.” —Leonardo Del Vecchio
  9. “There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.” —Phil Knight
  10. “Don’t ally your personal interests with the development of the company.” —Wang Jianlin
  11. “If you’re changing the world, you’re working on important things. You’re excited to get up in the morning.” —Larry Page 
  12. “I enjoy the hunt much more than the good life after the victory.” —Carl Icahn
  13. “It’s better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours, and you’ll drift in that direction.” —Warren Buffett
  14. “All of us, in a sense, struggle continuously all the time, because we never get what we want. The important thing which I’ve really learned is, how do you not give up, because you never succeed in the first attempt.” —Mukesh Ambani
  15. “The biggest risk is not taking any risk.... In a world that’s changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.” —Mark Zuckerberg
  16. “I think frugality drives innovation, just like other constraints do. One of the only ways to get out of a tight box is to invent your way out.” —Jeff Bezos
  17. “Obviously everyone wants to be successful, but I want to be looked back on as being very innovative, very trusted and ethical, and ultimately making a big difference in the world.” —Sergey Brin
  18. “The three short years I spent at Harvard, where I lived with excellent people, taught me not only that I must know how to choose my partners but also that choosing excellent partners is a skill you can learn. Obviously, when you spend time with the best, you learn how to choose among them.” —Jorge Paulo Lemann
  19. “Great companies, in the way they work, start with great leaders.” —Steve Ballmer
  20. “When you deal with change, you have a couple choices: You can lead it and make the rules, or you can be a fast follower, or you can be a slow follower.” —Charles Ergen